MOOCs, Blended Learning, Online Learning & Flipped Classrooms

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Real-Time Classroom Feedback Enhances Flipped Learning at Temple College

Terry Austin, an instructor of anatomy and physiology at Temple College in Texas, has boosted student retention rates in his classes -- and he attributes part of that success to the real-time feedback system he's using in his flipped classroom.

USC Launches Inter-Disciplinary Master's with Wired Magazine

The University of Southern California is teaming up with a publishing company to launch its next online master's degree program.

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Solving the Math Readiness Problem

Blended learning and adaptive software are helping the state of Tennessee make sure its high school graduates are prepared for college-level mathematics.

Portland Community College Launches Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators

Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for educators that will address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.

Researchers: MOOCs as Effective for Learning as Traditional Courses

Massive open online courses can be as effective to help students learn as face-to-face classes — and the learning outcomes will be equivalent whether or not they're academically prepared for the class or whether they perform well or poorly on a pretest.

New Scorecard Evaluates Online Programs in 75 Areas

The Online Learning Consortium, formerly the Sloan Consortium, has introduced a new version of its Quality Scorecard for Online Programs that examines nine broad areas, including institutional, faculty, student and technology support, teaching and learning, course development and structure, social and student engagement and evaluation and assessment.

Adapt Courseware Adds Resources for Governemnt, Business Law Courses

Adapt Courseware, provider of educational multimedia, video and assessment resources, has expanded its content repository in an effort to help faculty create a more engaging learning environment.

Syracuse Revamps Online Accounting Program

Syracuse University is working with a higher education service provider to update its existing online master's in accounting program.

Center for Excellence in Distance Learning at Wiley College Selects Preferred LMS for HBCU

The Center for Excellence in Distance Learning at Wiley College, leader of the alliance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, has selected a learning management system for its online courses.

Microsoft Certification Exams Now Available Online Thanks to Pearson

Exams for two kinds of Microsoft certification can now be taken online from remote locations.